Match Play third-round preview

If the first two rounds of the Accenture Match Play Championship are any indication, the United States could be looking at its first Ryder Cup victory since 1999 come September.

There were originally 20 Americans and 19 Europeans in this week's 64-man field. With the brackets now whittled down to the Sweet 16, seven of Paul Azinger's potential team members remain, while only three of Nick Faldo's are still alive.

How will the third round shape up? Let's break it down, match by match:

Jason Sobel is ESPN.com's golf editor. He can be reached at Jason.Sobel@espn3.com.